This Day In Music History
1969 – The Doors’ Jim Morrison is arrested for allegedly attacking a stewardess during a flight from Los Angeles to Phoenix. He is charged with public drunkenness and interfering with the flight of an aircraft. The stewardess later withdrew her evidence and charges were dropped.
1978 – No. 1 on the soul chart today is Chaka Khan’s “I’m Every Woman.” No. 1 on the pop chart is Donna Summer’s epic take on “MacArthur Park.” It stays at No. 1 for three weeks.
1985 – After 18 years and several name changes, the group Starship scores its first No. 1 hit with “We Built This City,” a song originally written by Martin Page for his band Q-Feel.
1989 – Lisa Stansfield was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘All Around The World’. The British singers debut solo single was a No.1 hit in 11 other countries and a No.3 hit in the US.